Daily Archives: 01/03/2019

Booking opens for IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School
Book now for low-cost ‘early-bird’ prices
Explore the IHBC on ‘Heritage, Risk & Resilience: confronting conservation calamities’

Booking is now open for the 2019 IHBC Annual School – in Nottingham on 4-6 July, on ’Heritage, Risk & Resilience: confronting conservation calamities’, with early bird low cost fees available until 20 April. image: from the collection of Nottingham … Continue reading

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Conservation employer ‘Trailblazer’ apprenticeship consultation closes 22 March: IHBC Chair urges conservation employers and businesses to respond, including on ‘single’ or ‘core and option’ alternatives

England’s Trailblazer apprenticeship sector consultation for the Level 7 Historic Environment Advisor (professional) is open until 22 March, and the IHBC Chair James Caird has called on employers – especially IHBC HESPR members that understand the special skills that distinguish conservation … Continue reading

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IHBC nominations to ‘Community Contribution (Retired member)’ Marsh Award: Closing date extended to 29 March

IHBC Branches have more time to celebrate retired members who volunteer their time and skills, with nominations for IHBC’s Marsh Award for ‘Community Contribution (Retired member)’, now open until 29 March!

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IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £674K costed work this week: Design Team sought for HLF project to save ‘last major bellfoundry in Britain’, closing 03/04, value £674K

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this week features a call for a Design Team … Continue reading

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IHBC centenary ‘CPD Boost’: Free documentary film marking Bauhaus School’s 100 years – ‘Bauhaus World’

In the centenary year of the founding of the Bauhaus, members can find out more with Bauhaus World, a free documentary celebrating the 100th anniversary of Germany’s legendary art, architecture & design school, accessible on Open Culture.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Road safety measures on Saltaire street ‘blocked’ by Historic England

The Telegraph and Argus has reported on how Historic England (HE) has objected to proposals to introduce traffic calming measures on a local street in Saltaire – meaning Bradford Council will now have to go back to the drawing board.

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AHF launches Heritage Impact fun (HIF): New £7m loan and social investment fund to secure the future of the UK’s historic buildings

The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF), the specialist lender to the UK’s heritage projects, has launched a new £7m social investment fund to enable organisations to deliver economic and social impact from the re-use of the UK’s heritage buildings.

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New Historic England Research now out: Includes ‘wellbeing’

The latest issue (11) of Historic England Research digital magazine, is now out, exploring ‘wellbeing’ among other current topics.

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Two Portsmouth ‘Grenfell’ tower blocks to be torn down

Two landmark Portsmouth tower blocks are set to be demolished after work to strengthen them was estimated to cost £86m.

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Cornwall’s Tintagel Castle bridge gets £2.5m private donation

English Heritage, has received a private donation of £2.5m towards a new bridge at ‘one of the most spectacular historic sites in Britain’, Tintagel Castle, Cornwall. image EH YouTube

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